Programs and Events

Elmhurst Art Museum is both an international destination for Mies van
der Rohe scholars and fans and a regional center where people from
Chicago and the western suburbs learn to see and think differently
through the study of the art, architecture and design of our time
explored in the Museum’s year-round courses, public programs and
school outreach.


Sunday, April 21, 2019 (All day)

Museum Closed

Museum closed in observance of Easter Sunday.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

Soiree 2019: Bauhaus 100

Join us for Soirée 2019: Bauhaus 100, celebrating the anniversary of the legendary German school and the exhibition The Whole World a Bauhaus. The fundraiser, presented by EAM’s Sustaining Fellows, will include cocktails, a multi-course dinner, entertainment, and live and silent auctions filled with artworks by established and emerging artists as well as a fabulous selection of vacations and experiences.

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 5:00pm

Art in Wilder Park

During this annual free event, the museum will host the D205 Student Art Exhibit (K-8) and hands on activities. See this exhibition and stop by our booth in the juried show of fine arts, crafts, and original creations of over 100 artists, activities for children, musical entertainment, and over 15 food vendors.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 1:30pm

Panel Discussion

Artists Leslie Baum, Magalie Guerin, Jose Lerma, Nancy Mladenoff, Suellen Rocca, and Kay Rosen will will give a presentation and discussion on the exhibition

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 1:30pm

Director’s Tour

Join Executive Director John McKinnon for an exclusive tour of